Richard HsaioResponsibilities/Achievements

Richard Hsiao is a professor for the Sport Management program, coordinator for the MS in Sport Management and the MS in Sport Studies, and director of the James G. Mill Center for Health and Fitness. Before he came to IUP, he taught sport law, sport marketing, and lifetime activity courses at Florida State University for four years.

Hsiao's marketing interest is in the impact of strategic brand image management in international sports events and the globalization effects related to the sport business industry. He has presented at more than 100 national and international professional conferences. He writes regularly, and his published work includes articles in Clocks & Sleep, Nutrients, Journal of Applied Learning & Teaching, Journal of Recreation and Leisure, International Journal of Aquatic Education and Research, Sport and Leisure Management International Report, and International Journal of Business in Sport, Tourism & Hospitality Management. Hsiao also published a textbook, The Management of Business in Sport: A Global Perspective.


Master's degree in Sport Management (MS), Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Master's degree in Business Administration (MBA), Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Doctorate in Sport Administration (PhD), Florida State University

Courses Taught

  • KHSS 143 Health and Wellness
  • KHSS 292 Introduction to Sport Management
  • KHSS 341 Evaluation and Analytics in Kinesiology
  • KHSS 351 Managing Budget and Technology in Sport
  • KHSS 445 Business Practices in Sport
  • KHSS 460 Legal Issues in Sport
  • KHSS 465 Sport Management Capstone
  • KHSS 481 Sports Marketing
  • KHSS 601 Sport and Society
  • KHSS 602 Sport Psychology
  • KHSS 610 Coaching Management
  • KHSS 634 Current Literature in Health and Physical Education
  • KHSS 635 Sports Leadership
  • KHSS 637 Sport Facility Management
  • KHSS 640 Research Methods
  • KHSS 642 Design and Operation of Aquatic Facilities
  • KHSS 652 Globalization of Sports Business

Contact Information

Office Hours

  • Fall 2024: Mon & Wed 11:10–1:30; Fri 11:10–11:30 a.m.